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Lemony lamb tray bake

7
7
6
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr 5 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
45 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Moderate
Cooking the lamb and veggies in the same tray really does make all the ingredients taste so much better as all the flavours muddle together. Squeeze the roasted lemon over the lamb for a tangy twist.

Ingredients

Baby potato

500 g, chat variety

Fresh oregano

2 cup(s), (1 bunch)

Lemon(s)

1 medium

Lean lamb leg roast

800 g, (Buy 1kg) fat trimmed

Olive oil

1 tbs

Zucchini

3 medium, thickly sliced

Cherry tomato

250 g, truss variety

Green olives, drained

½ cup(s), (80g) Sicilian pitted variety

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C or 180°C fan-forced. Place potatoes and 2 tablespoons water in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, covered, on High (100%) for 6 minutes or until tender. Drain. Refresh under cold water. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, remove leaves from half the oregano sprigs. Discard stems and finely chop leaves. Finely grate rind from lemon, then cut lemon into 8 pieces. Combine chopped oregano, rind and 1½ tsp sea salt in a small bowl. Season with pepper.
  3. Tie lamb with unwaxed white kitchen string at 5cm intervals. Heat oil in a flameproof baking dish over medium heat. Cook lamb, turning, for 10 minutes or until browned. Add potatoes, zucchini and lemon pieces to dish. Sprinkle lamb and vegetables with oregano salt mixture.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes. Add tomatoes, olives and remaining oregano sprigs and bake for 10 minutes or until potatoes are golden and lamb is cooked to your liking. Serve.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Mixed salad leaves and Lebanese cucumber, drizzled with lemon juice.